Definition for MIST

MIST, n. [Sax. mist; D. mist; L. mixtus, mistus, from misceo, to mix.]

  1. Water falling in very numerous, but fine and almost imperceptible drops. A mist is a multitude of small but solid globules, which therefore descend. Grew.
  2. That which dims or darkens, and obscures or intercepts vision. His passion cast a mist before his sense. Dryden.

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